DAY 2, in the House - CEP blogging live from the Holcomb/ energy bill (HB 2711) hearing

10 years ago | Feb 05, 2008
(This post will be updated throughout the morning. Hit your refresh button occasionally to check for new info.) Hi all. Maril here. Eileen to my right, Nancy to my left (or somewhere). Let's boogie. If you want to refer the text of the bill...

"Wall St Shows Skepticism Over Coal" - from the Wall St. Journal

10 years ago | Feb 05, 2008
Before we leap into the crazy bonkers live blogging portion of today, here's an important article from the venerable Wall Street Journal - which, bless its heart, probably no one is can credibly dismiss as a liberal rag. About 20 very cool...

Day 1, CEP blogging live from the Holcomb/ energy bill (HB 2711) hearing before the House Utilities Committee

10 years ago | Feb 04, 2008
(This post will be updated throughout the morning.) 8:00 a.m. Hi there - this is Eileen Horn of CEP, blogging live from the Old Supreme Court Room in the Kansas Capitol building (Room 313 South). Today is the first day of the hearings on...

the holcomb/ energy bill hearings - when and where - and a little video clip for your Sunday

10 years ago | Feb 03, 2008
Reprinted straight from the Lawrence Journal-World, here's the schedule for the hearings on legislation that would allow the two coal-burning plants: Monday through Thursday before the House Energy and Utilities Committee and the Senate...

small sampling - KS and coal in the news

10 years ago | Feb 02, 2008
The issue of the Holcomb coal plants is much bigger than Kansas. Burning coal for electricity is a global concern, because the process produces pollutants and especially carbon dioxide, one of the major greenhouse gases contributing to...